Report: Watson Would Approve Trade to Jets
In the latest twist in the Deshaun Watson saga, ESPN is reporting that the Jets are among those teams Watson would be willing to go if traded.
It's been confirmed by sources that Deshaun Watson would approve trades to the Jets, Dolphins, and Panthers.
— ESPNUpstate (@ESPNUpstate) February 22, 2021
From the time it was evident that he wanted out of Houston, fans have heard conflicting reports in regards to whether or not Watson, who has a no trade clause, would have the Jets on his list of desired locales as he would have to approve a deal due to his no-trade clause.
If the Jets were to make a run at Watson, the price tag may be the biggest stumbling block. Some have suggested any deal would have to include three first-round picks, including this year’s number two overall, and defensive lineman Quinnen Williams.
Given Williams’ trajectory, one would have to assume the he could command multiple first-rounders via trade himself, so the value the Jets would be giving up could be unprecedented.
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